Jamestown Man Pleads Guilty To Role In Drug Trafficking Operation

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BUFFALO – A Jamestown man has plead guilty to his role in a local drug trafficking operation.

The U.S. Attorney in Buffalo announced Thursday that Tyler Tedesco pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.

Prosecutors allege Tedesco, while working alongside co-defendant Rocco Beardsley, sold large amounts of methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl in the Jamestown area.

Tedesco and Beardsley, authorities report, used Facebook to communicate about their narcotics activities including debts, cash and drug transactions, supplies, and paraphernalia.

The charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison, a maximum of life, and a $10,000,000 fine. Sentencing is scheduled for February 2, 2022.


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